Best Actor – Charles Sharman-Cox – “The Tell Tale Heart” (UK)

Title: The Tell Tale Heart
Runtime: 13 min
Country: UK
Director: Charles Sharman-Cox
Placement: Award of Excellence + Best Actor (Charles Sharman-Cox)
Competition: March 31, 2018

Synopsis: Set in a crumbling Victorian lunatic asylum, Charles Sharman-Cox’s faithful film adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell Tale Heart’ is a psychological portrait of a deranged man who commits a murder for what he feels is a perfectly valid reason and then endeavours to convince both himself and the audience of his complete and total sanity.